The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 1, 1951 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 1, 1951
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A^jEt 0LA ITHEVILLK, (ARK.)COURIE^NEW8 Indians Move Up On Leading Yanks Tribe Defeats Nats 5-3; Brooks Win 10th in Row By JOB KR1CJUKR Associated Pre«s Sports Writer Cleveland's onrushing Indians loomed today ns the chief threat to New York's hopes of retaining tlic American League crown now that Boston's Red Sox are showing signs of losing their magic touch at Fenway Park. Continuing to rebound from two •traight lickings at Yankee Stadium, the Indians last nlpht made It four victories In their liut, five games by conquering the Senators in Washington, 5-3. The triumph gave the tribe tm- dfsputed possession of second place. two games behind the Yankees and on« in from of the third place Red Sox. The Red Box, In absorbing a shocking 8-6 setback at, the hands of the lowly St. LnuLs Browns, now have lost four 0111 of seven since returning to Ferny a y Pa rk wh er e they u'^re believed to be well-nigh Invincible. Chich^o's first half season flashes continued to plunge downward, dropping a 4-2 decision to the Philadelphia Athletics. The defeat, the 10th in their last II games, dropped the fourth place White Sox i discouraging seven and a half games behind the idle Yankees. Dodgers Win Again The arrival o[ August finds the Brqoklyn Dodgers sailing along .ser. enly with a.nine and a half game advantage In what is laughingly called the National League pennant race. The runaway Dangers ran their victory skein to 10 in a row with an 8-3 win in Pittsburgh, New York's runner-up CiianU kept pace with a 4-3 victory in Chicago. Philadelphia's defending champion Phillies swept past St. Louis into third place with » 7-5 triumph in Cincinnati while the Boston Brave* were shutting out the Cardinals, 6-0. Bob Feller, baseball's biggest winner, notched his 16th triumph as the Indians rallied for three runs In the top of the ninth to overcome a 3-2 Washington lead. Righthand- er Don Johnson retired the first batter in the, ninth but never got •nother man out. Two big innings—a three-run fifth and a four-run seventh—helped .the Browns to victory over the R«d Sox. Third baseman Fred Marsh was the big gun in each Inriing. He singled to spark tfie fifth inning uprising and singled again to drive in two mates In the, wventh. Ned Garver, Brownie are, appeared on the way to hlfi 14th victory but ; WBJS forced to leave in the fitth Inning after pulling & nuifide In his left leg. Satchel! Paige, who took over, picked ir; the victory although he was shelleci in s three-run eighth, M;ije*M Hlj> Man Hunk Majeskl, obtained from Chicago in a nHri-sra.snn deal, paced the Athletic* to their win over the White Sox. The slugging third baseman made three of Philadelphia's eight hits, scored three runs and homered ngrunst his former mates, Don Nc'A'combe hurled nis 151 h win for Brooklyn as. Lie I3od;;ers hammered Howie Pol I el and~ three successor.? for 16 hits, Neu'cornbe starred a I bat, too, with throe hits, Duke Snider and Pee Wee Reese homered for the league Lenders. Bobby Tnompson drove in all New York's runs with a pair of homers In the Giants' victory over the Cubs, Jim Hearn was credited with his 10th victory although he needed help from Sheldon Jones and Sal MagHc. The Phils, still smart int; from Manager Eddie Sawyer's tongue- lashing on slacking, rallied for six runs Ln the ninth to overcome, a 5-1 deficit and whip the Reds. 7-5, Del Ennis 1 three-run homer off Howie Fox highlighted the assault. Rookie Chet Nichols hurled the shutout for the Braves, limiting the Cards to four singles for his fifth victory. NATIONAL LEAGUE W L Pet. G.B. Brooklyn . ..... 63 32 .663 New York . 56 M .550 9 -^ Philadelphia . . 49 49 .500 15'.4 Bt. Louis Boston . .. Cincinnati Chicago . Pittsburgh Louis and Brion Bottle Tonight BAN FRANCISCO. Alig. 1. UP— Aflnf Jot Louis, whose great ambition is ro become the first ever to win back the heavyweight championship, battles it out tonight with Argentina's best prospect of 25, years—Cesar Brion. Their 10-roimd tleht nt the Cox Palace, expected to return better than J50.00C in sale receipts, is highly important to both. Lmn.i will be at the enri of the road If defeated. The ex-champ must win this one or else his chances cf getting a crack at the crown will be gone, probably forever, Ted Fisher, Thompson In Tennis Semi-Finals J. l> Thompson and Ted Fisher yesterday advanced to th* semifinals of the slnnlw bracket in the lilythevilte Y'JS men'* city tennis tournament being played on the Walker Park Courts. Thompson moved into the semi-* mr -—.~. . finals by dAliasing »f Richard Roberts In .straight sols fi-3. 6-3. 1'isH- or moved ahead by downing Rlake Polly 6-4, 6-2 In another quarter final scrap. One match was, plrtyrd in Die dcfliblcs division of the men's bracket, in that first-round match. Ted Fish er a nd R ic n a rd H ober',s d n - featctf Frank Harshnifin nnd T. If, Caraway 6-2, 0-6. 6-4. One match ivn.s nliso .1 laved hi the doubles bracket of' the Junior division with, Hilly ciilbow and Jan Rnyder hpnlina Thomas Dowdy and Larry Baker 6-1. 1-6. 6-1. In the singles bracket of (he junior division, Wnnen McChr.e won a first-round match from Kelly Jones bv forfeit. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1, 1951 Lifers Drub Ark-Mo 13-7 Rally in Fourth Gives Insurance Team Win Amrrlrjin United Liff Ins-iranre CoiT'jpany's LHrr.s to~k nvr-r solo pns- . c ('5£ion"of st'cond ptarp in the Bny Windnu- i.-OJiinir stniidinps yesterday by drubbing Ark-Mo Po'Apr 13-7 at Little Park. Ttio I,if-?)\s rnnif fnun behind with n four run fourth Inning Ui lake a 6-4 lend and then go on to win. .J. P. Garrou wn.s iht> uir.nmtf pitch- fi~ am! Rhodes was the Io?rr. Thr Rev. James Rr.imvater, Lifer ontfiolcjpr, Irrl both teams in ViU- llug with n homer and two singles in three timrs at tm. ChUrnon, Mi'.diell, Forri and Perry each got; I wo bits for tht- IOFCIP. This afternoon. So 111 vat]-Nelson WAS scheduled to play 61 Implement Company, TROUBLESOME HEEL— P-Miie DidncVsun, left poinls out the heel of her puller bl.ido to British nolter Mrs Ashley Cri'chley in SMnning- 'lak-. Berkshire, Eni;. The Babe, one of six American -.iTunen iolf professionals \n Britain [or i series of maldies, won't be '•hie to use the rmtter since renler-shaflctl chilis are banned Little Park Wins In Y League Play Little Park took a hiird-foupht 10-9 v-prdirt from David Acres in * Hifih School Lea sue gnmc played at Little Fark yesterday morning. Starter Marvin Rass, who gave way lo Sonny Garner in the first, was chnrccc: with the loss, his first o[ !IiG season. Sonny Duncan went the rcut rt for the winner. 1 : nnd was credited with the win. Third Itfscmnn Joe Whfcenhtmt Jeri the losers at the p\me. getting a home run and a sinclo. shortstop Joe Hymn i and pUcher Duncan each had 3 hits to lead the winners. Duro Chrome Wins CL Tilt Juveniles Beaten 8-2 By League Leader* Duro Chrome's Leather Pullers Increased their lead in the Commercial Softball League to a game and a half yesterday by thumping the Shakespeare. Ihe Actor tt is believed [hat Shakespeare took part ii'i his own plays at ;imes nnd he Is said lo have played the ghost In 'Hamlet." and Adam In "As You Like It." City Softball Standings COMMERCIAL LKAGIJE W L Pet. Leather Pullers 15 5 .750 Dirty Sox 14 7 .661 Money Changers .... 11 8 .579 Juveniles » 9 .500 Roughnecks 4 11 .267 Painters 1 12 .077 HAY WINDOW LEAGUE W L Pel Sullivan-Nelson ..... 10 3 American Imlled Life « 8 61 Implement ........ ^ « Mead* .............. « 8 MOOSB Club ......... 8 i Ark-Mo ............ 4 18 .769 .571 .533 .429 .429 .38« Luxora Gets Forfeit Win Waldron Withdraw! From State Tourney MOnRILTON, Ark . AUK. 1. <AP) --Luxora moved into the semt-fi- nnls of the Mate semi-pro bascbrdi lournnment here last night via Ihe forfeit route. The Tiuers were awarded a quarter-final victory when Waldron withdrew from the double-elimination meet. ": the only game played nliht. Boonavlllc assumed the favorite's role by soundly whipping Heber Springs 17-9 to move into Ihe Minis. Tomorrow night, Luxnra is scheduled to play Hcber Springs with the winner then meeting Boonevllle in the finals. The finals will follow tomorrow night's semi-final game. Travs' Lead Shaved to Single Game as Barons Cop Twin Bill By THK ASSOCIATED PRKSg Two old ox-major leaguers, whose admitted atfes add up to 79, hurled brilliantly last night for the Birmingham Barons and cut the Little Rock Travelers' Southem Asaocia*. Bobo Newsom, who says he Is 41, J — blanked the Travs. 3-0, with an eight-hitler attcr 38-year-olti left- hander Mickey Haefner stopped them, 2-1. on 'six hits in (he first game. The opener, scheduled for seven innings, went nine before Ihe Borons won it. Tonight's sc-cond twin bill in a row for the two topnolchers will reveal whether the Rocks are .,.,...., bowing out to tin- persistent Barons The defeats last night were ineir second and third successive 'osscs Chleks, Cra* Slilil Atlanta and Memphis divided shutout*. The Chicks zeroed the Crackers, 6-0. In the short opener and were humbled. 12-0. in the second Chattanooga's awakening Lookouts defeated Mobile, 6-5. in 12 Innings; and New Orleans rapped the Nashville Vols, 6-1. Little Rock ace Milo Johnson matched little Raefner In the opener until he fell victim to an odd nrc : -v-U in the ninth. Georse '.Vil- snn's routine pop fly fell (or :i hit when Trnv second sacker R. c. Otev and outfielder Jim Cronin collided. An infield hit and a fly ball broiipht the Birmingham ritjhtfiekl- er home with the winning run. Haefner walked seven but had all | his old ciinnin» when the chips were down nnd keut the Rocks from scoring except in the (hird. A walk to School Juveniles 8-2 at Maloney Park. Tommy Dnrrls was (he winning.,,, „ , pitcher, hurling the tull distance for , „ ,.' the Leather Pullers. ' | of Snu ' 1 ' The victory gave Duro-Chrorne r record of 15 wins against five losses for the season with three games left to play. The second place Dirty Sox have a H-7 record. This afternoon. Farmers Bank was scheduled to play the Painters, Bombers to Ploy At Walker Park Blvtheville's Negro semi-pro baseball team, the Bombers are sc v "-'- uled to meet the Hollywood Cubs of Memphis under the lights of Walker Park lonlght at 8 p.m. As a special added attraction a trand from Memphis is to furnish between-Inning entertainment. A special bleacher section will be reserved for white spectators. The Island of Bahrein, about 1.000 square miles in area, lies in Persian Clulf close to the coast Arabia. Commercial League Managers Urged to Choose All-Star Team Managers of teams In the Commercial Softball League today were urged to turn in their nominations tor an all-star team to play a Bay Window League all- star team at a date to be set later. J. P. Garrott. Y director, said Ihis morning he has received nominal ions from three of the five teams In the Commercial League. Managers are lo choose nine players including a pitcher and a manager. The all-star manager will be permitted to choose other pitchers and players. Browns Win 8-6 but Lose Garver; Cards Blanked 6-0 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ' The St. Louis Browns ended a 10-game losing streak at Boston's shorlstop Scooter Koshorek. Ot«y's single ana an infield out produced the run. The triumph was Haefner's eighth. He has lost but three. " Fenway Park last night by stopping the R«d Sox, 8-«. !t was the Browns first decision in Boston since June 9, 1950 when Pilcher Ned Garver turned the trick. Garver tried it again last night but didn't make it. He won the cheers of the crowd as he tried to continue after Injuring his left leg as he helped ihe Browns launch a three- r un rally in the fifth. Garver pulled a muscle in a leg. Sateh Paige, the old man of the mount, came in then. He was In jams but got out of them until ho tired in the eighth and then Jim McDonald stepped in to choke off the Red oox. Paige was given credit for Ihe vie- who was i •, ,, ' . 4-2, failed to complete five Innings required by coring ru i e ,. It „.„, fo«i« ! SeCOn " Vlctory " galnst two Young Chet Nichols of the Boston Braves blanked the Cardinals at St. Louis last night, «-o The 20- vear-old lefthander permitted only six bate runnero, two of them on walks. No Card reached third haw and only two reached second as he turned in his second victory of the season over St. Louis. The Braves collected 10 hits. They were paced by first baseman Earl Torgeson. They clinched the decision in the first inning on a three- run cluster against southpaw" Max Lanter. Tom Pholsky relieved Lanier and the Braves continued for seven more hits. I SAVE LABOR COSTS! GET BEST STORAGE PROTECTION Store merchandise, fertilizer, seed, etc. In our modern warehouse and cut expenses drastically! Fire insurance rates as low as 27(4c per SIOO. Equally Important are WK snvlnm on handling costs and freight expenses. Better Investigate—let's discuss your problem todayl BLYTHEVILLE WAREHOUSE CO. No. Highway fii Phone 6277 NOW FOR ONE MORE WEEK... YOU CAN GET Well Rqulppcd 11 The meat laboratory at Oklahoma ! | A. and M. college contains » refrigeration system, hot water sys- ; tem, and facilities for rendering larrt nnd preparing late, hides, and I oil. ; 46 48 .489 IB'i. 45 49 .479 ....44 51 .463 19 ....39 51 .433 21'i ... 38 57 .406 24'i AMERICAN LEAGUE w L Pet. G.B. New York 59 36 .628 Cleveland 58 38 .604 2 Boston 5? 39 .594 3 Chicago 54 45 .545 7'.- Detrolt 43 50 .162 15'i Washington .... 43 58 .448 n Philadelphia . ..39 60 .394 22'* St. Louis 31 64 .326 28Vi SOUTHERN Little Rock . .. Birmingham Memphis . . Mobile Nashville . ,. Atlanta . , . Chattanooga New Orleans ASSOCIATION W L Pel. G.B. 594 .. 63 43 . . 63 15 583 1 ..59 50 .511 5<i .. 67 53 518 8 . , 52 58 .473 13 ..51 57 .472 13 ..45 54 .413 194 ..45 65 .409 20 VESTEHDAVS RESULTS National l.raenc Brooklyn 8. Pittsburgh 3 New Yoik 4. Chicago 3 Boston 6. St. Louis 0 Philadelphia 7. Cincinnati 5 American League Cleveland 5. Washington 3 6'.. Louis 8. Boston 6 Philadelphia 4. Chicago 2 Only games scheduled Southern Association Memphis 6-0. Atlanta 0-12 Birmingham 2-3. Little Rock 1-0 New Orleans 6. Nashville 1 Chattanooga 6, Mobile 5 U2 inn- Ings) TODAY'S GAMES National League Brooklyn at Pittsburgh New YoiX at Chicago <2i Boston at St. Louis night Philadelphia at Cincinnati American l^aRuc Bt Louis at Bosfon Detroit at New York (?) Chicago ft Philadelphia nlihl Cleveland at Washington (2) Southern Assoriatton Night Games Atlanta at Memphis <j) Birmingham at Little Rock (3) Mobile Et Chattanooga New Orleans at Nashville A REAL BARGAIN The average wag« earner today works lest time to earn th« price of telephone service than he did (en years ago. An old school clnim driving through. . . But there's always lime for a telephone call . . . and ;i pleasant trip back through memories of oilier years. Come lo think of it, lols of ihe pleasant moments we enjoy wouldn't be possible without the telephone. 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